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This is great! Find out which seeds sprout fastest, are easiest to grow, and have the coolest cell structures. Awesome garden science for preschoolers and kids! #howweelearn #gardening #vegetablegarden #kidsactivities #sciencefirkids #springactivities #preschoolactivities #getoutside

Seed Germination for Kids - The Results!

A little while ago I wrote a post on seed germination for kids. In that post, I told you I would do a follow up post on the seed activities for kids we did as

STEM Rock Inquiry. Reggio-inspired Science & Math with Books, Graphing + (via wonders in kindergarten)

Every rock has a story...Our new inquiry!

STEM Rock Inquiry. Reggio-inspired Science & Math with Books, Graphing + (via wonders in kindergarten)

Thinking Map - bridge map

2 Thinking Maps and Chester Raccoon

I have 9 days under my belt!!! The Kinder team has been busy teaching rules and procedures, assessing with DIBELS, and comforting little ones! Ahh, the beginning of the year... I wanted to share with you some of the activities that we worked on last week. So here we go! I introduced the kiddos to 2 types of Thinking Maps this week. We read a story from our reading program, Hands Can. We brainstormed some things that our hands can do and I recorded them on a Circle Map. The students also…

The Fantastic Five: Sedimentary, Igneous, and Metamorphic Rock Projects

Sedimentary, Igneous, and Metamorphic Rock Projects

For the past couple of weeks, the kiddos have been learning about the different rock types: Sedimentary, Igneous, and Metamorphic Here are some of the hands-on activities we completed while learning about their differences... (All of the activities below come from AIMS Earth Rocks!.) ***************************************** Sedimentary Rocks Sedimentary rocks are formed from consolidated clay sediments. We made a model for how Sedimentary Rocks form using a jar, sand, dirt, rock fragments…

Teach Kindergarteners the scoop on soil. These three mini soil Kindergarten lesson plans will focus on the composition and uses of soil. These soil activities are a great introduction to earth science for young children.

Three Mini Soil Kindergarten Experiments: A Two-Day Lesson Plan

Teach Kindergarteners the scoop on soil. These three mini soil Kindergarten lesson plans will focus on the composition and uses of soil. These soil activities are a great introduction to earth science for young children.

living and nonliving | Get it here-----> Living/ Non-Living Picture Sort

Living things: Science and my first freebie!

living and nonliving | Get it here-----> Living/ Non-Living Picture Sort

"If I had a magic pebble, I would wish for ______." (Sylvester and the Magic Pebble)

Rockin' and Rollin' With Rocks!

With all of the challenges in my class this year we are a off schedule. We are finally getting to rocks. Here are a few things we started wi...

Five Senses Activity for Preschool Students | TeachersMag.com

Five Senses Activity for Preschool Students

If you want to help your preschoolers learn about the five senses having sorting cards they mix-and-match is a great way to do so!These printable cards have a young boy demonstrating his sense alo

Inquiring Minds: Mrs. Myers' Kindergarten: Force and Motion Inquiry- The Introduction

Force and Motion Inquiry- The Introduction

Ramps and a Focus on Persistence Here are some activities that have been going on since December during the kids play: Do you see the reaccuring theme in their play? These kids have been obsessed with ramps and creating motion! One child created a catapult out of blocks! So we have decided to inquire about force and motion. I have a feeling this will also take us into some simple machines! As the kids made ramps, the problem solving, teamwork and persistence amazed me. These are qualities I…

Love it! Force and motion foldable!

Force and Motion

Fun, hands-on Science is LOADED in this packet! If you are looking for thinking maps, lesson plans, science stations, and foldables for Science interactive notebooks, this is what you are looking for! All with the objective of Force and Motion. **UPDATED** As of summer 2020, I have added a 20 side P...